This eight-piece jazz funk act was formed in Pennsylvania, USA, by Brenda Reynolds and Albert Williams. Producer Nate Edmunds discovered them and brought them to Sylvia Robinson’s Sugarhill Records label. Edmunds produced their first single, ‘We Got The Funk’, which he had co-written with Reynolds and Williams. The record vanished without trace in their homeland, although it became a big club hit in the UK and spent a week in the Top 20 in December 1979. Despite appearances on shows such as Top Of The Pops in the UK, it was to be the sole taste of success for Reynolds and the group’s other vocalist, Vicki Drayton. They were, however, positive about the situation, saying that they truly enjoyed their five minutes of fame. Positive Force made a brief reappearance in the UK Top 75 the following year when ‘We Got The Funk’ was featured in the club/disco medley hit from Calibre Cuts.
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